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Exploded Locomotive

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four men pose next to a locomotive, which has a hole in its side due to an explosion.

Date: 1957-01-22 

Description: Two machinist apprentices of the Gisholt Machine Company, Earle G. Brooks of 431 Hawthorne Court and Orval Austin Jr. of 1885 East Main Street, learn how t...

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Blacksmith Shop

Date:  

Description: Man wearing a derby, a boy, and a blacksmith wearing an apron, standing just outside the doorway of a blacksmith shop. Blacksmith identified as probably Fr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men are sawing logs using a horse sweep process. There are four teams of two horses each walking in a circle.

Date: 1930-08-29 

Description: Two cranes and a car at the bridge construction site. Several workers work on carving out the road at the edge of the river.

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Butchering Beef

Date:  

Description: Using a power tool, a member of the Amalgamated Meatcutters and Butcher Workmen of North America cuts up a hanging beef carcass.

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Logger

Date: 1894-06-04 

Description: A logger poses next to a team of horses pulling a load of logs.

Date:  

Description: Milwaukee Electric Crane & Manufacturing Company specially designed low-head type "O" bridge crane with a type "G" trolley lifting a beam. There is an oper...

Photograph

Carl Wetterburg

Date: 1991-01 

Description: Carl Wetterberg, cartoonist, drew a cartoon for Ralph Widmer when he and his wife Helen were in Rochester, Minnesota.

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Demolition Workers

Date: 1913 

Description: Workmen demolishing the North Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Because the North Wing escaped damage during the fire in 1904, the North Wing cont...

Date: 1976-11-25 

Description: Color photo of a Thanksgiving Day Parade, either Macy's Parade in Manhattan, New York, or Gimbels' Parade in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A red and white In...

Date: 1865 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Charles C. Parry (1823-1890), American Botanist. Parry is most famous for his botanical research in the southern Ro...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A man in a suit looks over an experimental motor cultivator while other men look on.

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Dynamiters

Date: 1938-05-11 

Description: Lithograph of two men using dynamite to break rock. One man is prying at a crevasse with a pole.

Date: 1935-04-09 

Description: Men and women sit behind desks in the offices of Quinn R. Barton, Inc., an International Harvester dealership. Pictured in the photograph are A.R. Zigler,...

Date: 1952-09-15 

Description: Group portrait of ten officials of the Madison Painters Union, Local 802, as they plan their union's 50th Anniversary.

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Striker Arrested

Date: 1946-01-17 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a Swift Company striker being taken from the CIO picket line by police. The striker was reported to have been beaten and arrested.

Date: 1921 

Description: A passenger train stopped at the depot. Three men are standing on the left, one of them pushing a cart. A row of milk cans is along the side of the depot b...

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Depot and Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down railroad tracks towards depot with railroad train pulling into the station. Passengers are waiting on the platform, and other people are standing...

Date: 1936-10-27 

Description: Construction crew working on a Chicago & Northwestern Railroad crossing, looking northwest along the 100 block of South Blair Street.

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